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American English: /ɡləˈsɑndoʊ/
British English: /ɡlɪˈsandəʊ/

Translation of glissando in Spanish:

noun plural glissandos or glissandiPronunciation: /-di/

  • Example sentences
    • The initial ‘Meditation’ is very troubled, with hectic glissandos and fitful ostinatos.
    • The vast array of techniques explored in the 20th century, the lead often taken by jazz musicians, included a wide variety of glissandos, multiphonics, microtones, expressive attacks, and mutes.
    • Within these prohibitive technical limitations, the performer is asked to make rapid scalic runs and, in one place, semiquaver leaps, and the piece ends with a double glissando.
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